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#Concussion

# concussion - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Edinburgh centre Taylor retires at 25
# Misfortune
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# Misfortune

Edinburgh centre Taylor retires at 25

Jan 13th 2022, 7:47 PM 8,485 Views 1 Comment

He has not played for the Scottish club this season due to concussion.

# concussion - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Saliva test to diagnose concussion set to be trialled in Premier League
# Head In The Game
From The42
# Head In The Game

Saliva test to diagnose concussion set to be trialled in Premier League

Dec 7th 2021, 8:48 AM 1,764 Views 0 Comments

A joint action plan on brain health has been published by English football’s governing bodies.

# concussion - Sunday 21 November, 2021

'This is part of the solution along with better tackle technique and education'
# Head Guard
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# Head Guard

'This is part of the solution along with better tackle technique and education'

Nov 21st 2021, 8:15 AM 12,664 Views 4 Comments

Over 120 professional rugby players are now using the N-Pro head guard.

# concussion - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Group of ex-rugby league players sue over brain damage caused by concussions
# Head Injuries
From The42
# Head Injuries

Group of ex-rugby league players sue over brain damage caused by concussions

Oct 27th 2021, 12:36 PM 19,066 Views 6 Comments

Bobbie Goulding, Paul Highton and Jason Roach are among ten former professionals involved in the legal action against the Rugby Football League.

# concussion - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson pledges his brain to dementia research
# Leading The Way
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# Leading The Way

Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson pledges his brain to dementia research

Sep 23rd 2021, 2:42 PM 6,714 Views 2 Comments

The former England international is one of a number of ex-sportsmen who are suffering from the disease.

# concussion - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Independent concussion consultants introduced to top-level rugby
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

Independent concussion consultants introduced to top-level rugby

Jul 14th 2021, 12:31 AM 3,714 Views 2 Comments

The measure comes as World Rugby announces its six-point plan to further player welfare.

# concussion - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Lions replace Watson with Tipuric in starting line-up for Japan clash
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Lions replace Watson with Tipuric in starting line-up for Japan clash

Jun 23rd 2021, 3:13 PM 7,059 Views 2 Comments

The Scottish openside flanker is ruled out after sustaining a head injury in training on Tuesday.

# concussion - Monday 19 April, 2021

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Sexton sidelined but Leinster set for boost of returning players against Munster

Apr 19th 2021, 2:29 PM 15,761 Views 25 Comments

The 35-year-old suffered a head injury against Exeter two weekends ago.

# concussion - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

New study shows saliva test 94% accurate in diagnosing concussion in elite rugby players
# Scrum Study
From The42
# Scrum Study

New study shows saliva test 94% accurate in diagnosing concussion in elite rugby players

Mar 24th 2021, 12:50 PM 7,718 Views 7 Comments

Dr Valentina Di Pietro says the test could be used in addition with rugby’s current HIA protocols.

# concussion - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Football's concussion protocols 'a shambles,' says brain injury expert
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Football's concussion protocols 'a shambles,' says brain injury expert

Mar 9th 2021, 6:38 PM 2,599 Views 1 Comment

Professor Willie Stewart also says that there is a lack of research in head impacts in women’s sport.

# concussion - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season

Feb 18th 2021, 10:51 PM 1,946 Views 0 Comments

The FAI explained the process in a statement this evening.

Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ireland expect to be without Caelan Doris 'for the foreseeable future'

Feb 18th 2021, 2:24 PM 18,189 Views 9 Comments

However, Ireland head coach Andy Farrell expects to have several players back from injury for the Italy game.

# concussion - Friday 12 February, 2021

'Honestly, I thought it stank on so many grounds. I will leave it at that'
# Johnny Sexton
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# Johnny Sexton

'Honestly, I thought it stank on so many grounds. I will leave it at that'

Updated Feb 12th 2021, 3:20 PM 40,593 Views 20 Comments

Ireland coach Andy Farrell delivered an angry response to the French neurologist who publicly spoke about Johnny Sexton’s concussion history this week.

# concussion - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'I’m not going to go and be stupid. I’m not going to risk anything' - Sexton moves to ease health concerns
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

'I’m not going to go and be stupid. I’m not going to risk anything' - Sexton moves to ease health concerns

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 3:07 PM 19,086 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland captain says he has full confidence in the return to play protocols.

# concussion - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Sexton 'shocked and saddened' by French doctor's 'totally inappropriate' concussion comments
# Rugby
From The42
# Rugby

Sexton 'shocked and saddened' by French doctor's 'totally inappropriate' concussion comments

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 4:01 PM 59,653 Views 60 Comments

The neurologist who recommended Sexton be stood down from rugby in 2014 today said he regretted suggesting the out-half has suffered 30 concussions.

# concussion - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

France's Marchand says 'nobody else is in Sexton's shoes' after head injury
# Protocols
From The42
# Protocols

France's Marchand says 'nobody else is in Sexton's shoes' after head injury

Feb 9th 2021, 8:45 PM 19,601 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland captain was forced off injured against Wales last weekend.

# concussion - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash

Feb 2nd 2021, 3:16 PM 26,198 Views 46 Comments

Quinn Roux has also picked up an injury, while Gavin Coombes and Ryan Baird join the squad.

# concussion - Friday 29 January, 2021

Concussion substitutes to be permitted in the Premier League from February
# Solution
From The42
# Solution

Concussion substitutes to be permitted in the Premier League from February

Jan 29th 2021, 9:35 PM 1,735 Views 3 Comments

The new protocol will first come into force in the FA Cup from next month’s fifth round.

# concussion - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Premier League to introduce concussion substitutions as concerns mount
# Head First
From The42
# Head First

Premier League to introduce concussion substitutions as concerns mount

Jan 20th 2021, 4:40 PM 2,157 Views 1 Comment

The move comes with Wolves striker Raul Jimenez still working his way back from a fractured skull.

# concussion - Thursday 17 December, 2020

6 more former players take action against rugby union in concussion lawsuit
# Development
From The42
# Development

6 more former players take action against rugby union in concussion lawsuit

Dec 17th 2020, 5:24 PM 30,019 Views 0 Comments

Ex-internationals are amongst the number.

# concussion - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion
# Long Road Back
From The42
# Long Road Back

'I should not have continued playing' - Vertonghen opens up on nine-month struggle post-concussion

Dec 15th 2020, 6:49 PM 8,606 Views 3 Comments

The former Tottenham defender has revealed long-lasting effects of a concussion sustained in the 2019 Champions League semi-final against Ajax.

# concussion - Thursday 10 December, 2020

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'I'm luckily not suffering from symptoms so I didn't feel it was right to get involved'

Dec 10th 2020, 9:35 PM 51,031 Views 12 Comments

Bernard Jackman told The42 Rugby Weekly about his experiences with concussion.

Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries

Dec 10th 2020, 2:32 PM 2,957 Views 0 Comments

Exeter boss Rob Baxter said it was ‘disingenuous’ for people not to recognise the steps rugby had taken to make the sport safer, meanwhile.

'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind

Updated Dec 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 27,575 Views 28 Comments

The words of Steve Thompson, Alix Popham, and Michael Lipman have rocked the professional game.

# concussion - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action
# Brain Injury
From The42
# Brain Injury

Rugby's biggest problem rears it head as ex-players consider legal action

Dec 8th 2020, 5:47 PM 13,832 Views 14 Comments

Ex-England hooker Steve Thompson has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and probable CTE.

# concussion - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Connacht lock Thornbury back on his feet after Sunday concussion
# Update
From The42
# Update

Connacht lock Thornbury back on his feet after Sunday concussion

Aug 25th 2020, 12:53 PM 4,752 Views 2 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend will continue with his plans to rotate through his squad for Sunday’s clash with Munster.

# concussion - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'
# Head In The Game
# Head In The Game

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion needs to change'

Mar 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 9,349 Views 4 Comments

‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion in GAA needs to change'
# Head In The Game
From The42
# Head In The Game

Opinion: 'The culture of playing through pain and concussion in GAA needs to change'

Mar 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 2,656 Views 1 Comment

‘I’d become wise how to beat the tests’ – responses to concussion researcher show more than protocols and workshops needed to change culture.

# concussion - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France
# Cardiff Clash
From The42
# Cardiff Clash

Biggar back from concussion as Wales make two changes for visit of France

Feb 20th 2020, 12:42 PM 5,757 Views 6 Comments

Ross Moriarty and Gareth Davies come into the starting XV for Wayne Pivac’s side.

# concussion - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'
# HIA
From The42
# HIA

'I'm thankful. People have gotten badly hurt and ended up with lifelong repercussions of concussion'

Feb 19th 2020, 6:45 AM 3,107 Views 0 Comments

Ireland hooker Cliodhna Moloney details her recent HIA return, reflects on the Six Nations so far and looks to England.

# concussion - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Ireland centre Farrell ruled out of Russia clash due to concussion

Sep 29th 2019, 10:49 AM 9,841 Views 19 Comments

Jordi Murphy is due to join the squad in Kobe tomorrow and play on Thursday.

# concussion - Monday 16 September, 2019

'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion

Sep 16th 2019, 11:14 AM 13,903 Views 3 Comments

David Denton was capped 42 times and coach Gregor Townsend said the national side would ‘miss him’.

# concussion - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Anthony Joshua's trainer clarifies concussion comments after coming under fire

Sep 12th 2019, 2:44 PM 11,880 Views 1 Comment

Rob McCracken initially suggested he allowed his fighter to continue while concussed.

# concussion - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion
# Knockout Blow
From The42
# Knockout Blow

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion

Aug 20th 2019, 11:16 AM 2,886 Views 3 Comments

Smith has not been given the all-clear to play by Cricket Australia doctors after being hit on the head at Lord’s.

# concussion - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl
# Head Knock
From The42
# Head Knock

Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl

Aug 18th 2019, 2:13 PM 4,271 Views 5 Comments

The Australian batsman took a sickening blow from a ball bowled by Jofra Archer.

# concussion - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

'A disappointing day' - Concussion forces former Galway footballer to retire

Jun 11th 2019, 3:00 PM 24,435 Views 6 Comments

Cormac Bane suffered two ‘serious and prolonged’ concussion injuries over the past two years.

# concussion - Monday 10 June, 2019

Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

Armagh confirm star midfielder Burns released from hospital following Ulster defeat

Jun 10th 2019, 5:59 PM 5,136 Views 0 Comments

‘Our experienced medical team will continue to assess and monitor Jarly Og,’ a statement reads.

# concussion - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Leigh Halfpenny set for return after three months sidelined with concussion

Feb 12th 2019, 11:43 AM 4,673 Views 2 Comments

The Wales fullback came through symptom-free after contact training with Scarlets last week.

# concussion - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA
# Head Injury
From The42
# Head Injury

Ireland expect Johnny Sexton to 'bounce back quickly' after failing HIA

Feb 9th 2019, 5:13 PM 12,612 Views 22 Comments

The experienced out-half was replaced by Joey Carbery in the first half of the win over Scotland.

# concussion - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Clermont 'responsible' for Jamie Cudmore's concussion-related issues - neurologist
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Clermont 'responsible' for Jamie Cudmore's concussion-related issues - neurologist

Jan 22nd 2019, 11:27 AM 10,180 Views 10 Comments

The retired Canadian international returned to play in the 2015 Heineken Champions Cup final despite suffering a head injury.

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